Crazy Spelling: How to Catch What Others Miss, Christy Callahan




Some editors see the forest; others look at the trees. This workshop will focus on the individual leaves—words themselves. Spelling errors are easy to miss because Word will assume open compounds, hyphenated words, and foreign words with missing accent marks are correct. Editors and proofreaders alike will learn how to develop an eagle eye for spelling—including a better handle on The Chicago Manual of Style’s hyphenation guide—so they can spot commonly misspelled words.

Christy Callahan